All You Need to Know about the Music Business

All You Need to Know about the Music Business
Author: Donald S. Passman
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 0743293185
ISBN 13: 9780743293181
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


All You Need to Know about the Music Business Book Review:

A guide to the music business and its legal issues provides real-world coverage of a wide range of topics, including teams of advisors, record deals, songwriting and music publishing, touring, and merchandising.

All You Need to Know About the Music Business, Seventh Edition

All You Need to Know About the Music Business, Seventh Edition
Author: Donald S Passman
Publsiher: RosettaBooks, LLC
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 9780795309762
ISBN 13: 0795309767
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


All You Need to Know About the Music Business, Seventh Edition Book Review:

No one understands the music industry--from the technology, to the legalities, to the new industry practices--better than veteran music lawyer Donald Passman. In this completely revised and updated seventh edition of All You Need To Know About the Music Business, which the Los Angeles Times called “the industry bible” and which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies, Passman offers executives and artists, experts and novices alike the essential information they need not only to survive in these volatile and exciting times, but also to thrive. Drawing on his unique, up-to-the-minute experience as one of the most trusted advisors in the business, Passman offers advice concerning: - The Copyright Royalty Board’s latest decisions regarding online transmissions. - The developing new customs concerning new technologies such as streaming on demand, ringtones, and digital downloads. Passman also gives guidance on other fundamental issues such as how to: - Select and hire a winning team of advisors--personal and business managers, agents, and attorneys--and structure their commissions, percentages, and fees in a way that will protect you and maximize these relationships. - Master the big picture and the finer points of record deals. - Navigate the ins and outs of songwriting, music publishing, and copyright law. - Maximize concert touring and merchandising deals. Almost everyone in the music business, from musicians and songwriters to entertainment lawyers and record company executives, are scrambling to sort out what is going to happen next, and Passman is right in the thick of these changes. Here is a book for anyone interested in a music career: a comprehensive and crucial guide to making it in one of the world’s most dynamic industries.

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

All You Need to Know About the Music Business
Author: Donald S. Passman
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2012-12-04
ISBN 10: 1451682468
ISBN 13: 9781451682465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


All You Need to Know About the Music Business Book Review:

An essential guide to the music industry incorporates information on major changes in response to technological advances and economic uncertainty, covering such topics as music copyrights and new digital streaming services.

How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician (Second Edition)

How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician (Second Edition)
Author: Ari Herstand
Publsiher: Liveright Publishing
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2019-11-05
ISBN 10: 1631496328
ISBN 13: 9781631496325
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician (Second Edition) Book Review:

Hailed as an “indispensable” guide (Forbes), How to Make It in the New Music Business returns in this extensively revised and expanded edition. When How to Make It in the New Music Business hit shelves in 2016, it instantly became the go-to resource for musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Widely adopted by music schools everywhere and considered “the best how- to book of its kind” (Music Connection), it inspired thousands to stop waiting around for that “big break.” Now trusted as the leading expert for “do it yourself” artists, Ari Herstand returns with this second edition, maintaining that a stable career can be built by taking advantage of the many tools at our fi ngertips: conquering social media, mastering the art of merchandising, embracing authentic fan connection, and simply learning how to persevere. Comprehensively updated to include the latest online trends and developments, it offers inspiring success stories across media such as Spotify and Instagram. The result is a must- have for anyone hoping to navigate the increasingly complex yet advantageous landscape that is the modern music industry.

The The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business

The The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business
Author: Loren Weisman
Publsiher: Greenleaf Book Group
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2013-11-13
ISBN 10: 1608325792
ISBN 13: 9781608325795
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business Book Review:

The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition, is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music today. Full of practical advice, this music industry book provides comprehensive details on how to achieve self-empowerment and optimize your success in today’s music business. From production and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, this music business book instructs and empowers artists on how to take the hard-earned lessons of a fellow musician and put them to work in their own careers. Take your music from passion to profession From promotion and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, Loren Weisman serves up lessons culled from his twenty years as a working musician and a music business consultant. Get straight-talk from the road and the studio in areas such as: • Creating the best plan for their career • Touring • Booking gigs • Performing • Recording from pre- through post-production • Branding a band • Fundraising and working with investors • Marketing and promotions The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition, is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music today. Full of practical advice, this music industry book provides comprehensive details on how to achieve self-empowerment and optimize your success in today’s music business. From production and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, this music business book instructs and empowers artists on how to take the hard-earned lessons of a fellow musician and put them to work in their own careers.

The Music Business for Artist Managers & Self-managed Artists

The Music Business for Artist Managers & Self-managed Artists
Author: Jamie Johnson
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2016-04-07
ISBN 10: 9781537119908
ISBN 13: 1537119907
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Music Business for Artist Managers & Self-managed Artists Book Review:

Find out all you need to know to get started, get noticed, and get signed in the music business from the advice of over 30 music industry experts spanning from radio promoters to A&R reps to tour managers. Artists & Managers, are you... Wishing to get your music heard by booking agents, record labels, music supervisors, and radio programmers but have no idea how? Wondering what the heck it is that they look for in the artists they sign and/or work with? Tired of feeling like everyone in the music business is ignoring you? Not sure how to contact music business people? Worried that you'll make a bad first impression? Stressed out over trying to book shows with no clue how to negotiate fees? Sick of music business people telling you to do the work on your own first, without giving advice on HOW? Feel like you're not learning fast enough about the music business in general? Get overwhelmed at the thought of releasing your album because you have no idea how? Wow, talk about someone doing all the work for you! Jamie has done some amazing research of all facets of the music industry. Radio is only part of the equation and I was grateful to read about some areas of the music business I was unfamiliar with! - Peter Michael, On-Air Talent and Program Director, 106.7 The Drive This book is a thorough look at the players involved in todays music industry and offers managers and self-managed artists the information they will need to establish and expand their career. A must for anyone looking to build a career in the music industry! - Tim Des Islets, Noisemaker Management Jamie has spent the past 5 years of her career working in the artist management world through managing artists, working with music associations, and working with artist managers of Juno and Grammy Award winning artists. She has independently co-managed internationally touring artists as well as launched a Canadian female pop artist into national success resulting in a Gold single and radio chart-topping single in Canada. Who are the music business expert contributors? Adam Kreeft, United Talent Agency Adam Oppenheim, Stampede Entertainment Alexa Shoenfeld, Live Nation Entertainment Chris McCrone, Partner Craig Laskey, The Horseshoe Tavern Denny Carr, Open Road Recordings Dondrea Erauw, Instinct Entertainment Geoff Clodd, Editor Graham Tait, 93 The Peak Grant Paley, Paquin Artists Agency Janet Trecarten, 101 The Farm Jason Manning, Z95 Jesse Mitchell, Kim Mitchell Tour Manager Jodi Ferneyhough, CCS Rights Management Joel Baskin, The Feldman Agency Mallory Boutilier, Editor Michael Donley, Streaming Caf� Mike Campbell, The Carlton Mike Rice, RPM Promotion Paul Hinrichs, Spirit Bar Paul Parhar, Flow 93.5 Peter Michael, 106 The Drive Rob Murray, Jack FM Ron Lopata, Warner Music Canada Sam Pickard, Strut Entertainment Sari Delmar, AB Co. Stephanie Mudgett, Editor Steve, The Railway Club Tim Des Islet, Noisemaker Management Troy Arseneault, Talent Buyer Along with a handful of contributors who chose to remain nameless from additional booking agencies, Universal, Sony, radio stations, and venues. Thanks to the help of the above music business experts this book will show you how to: **Develop your craft into a commercially viable business **Start earning money from your music **Get signed by a booking agent **Get a record label deal **Get your music placed in television and film **Get your music on the radio **Book on profitable tours And MUCH, much more smartbandmanagement.com

Artist Management for the Music Business

Artist Management for the Music Business
Author: Paul Allen
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2012-11-12
ISBN 10: 1136123172
ISBN 13: 9781136123177
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Artist Management for the Music Business Book Review:

Allen prepares you for the realities of successfully directing the careers of talented performers in the high-risk, high-reward music business. You will learn to prepare yourself for a career in artist management - and then learn the tools to coach, lead, organize time, manage finances, market an artist, and carve out a successful career path for both yourself and your clients. The book features profiles of artist managers, an exclusive and detailed template for an artist career plan, and samples of major contract sections for artist management and record deals. Updated information including a directory of artist management companies is available at the book's companion website. A peer reviewer for Artist Management for the Music Business proclaimed ".this is going to be an excellent text. It contains many unique insights and lots of valuable information. This is essential reading for managers, students, and artists in the music business.

Music Business For Dummies

Music Business For Dummies
Author: Loren Weisman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2015-06-29
ISBN 10: 1119049652
ISBN 13: 9781119049654
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Music Business For Dummies Book Review:

"Learn to: navigate the music business to pursue a successful and sustainable career; follow a plan that builds your success, one step at a time; create a brand that stands out to fans and industry professionals; understand music publishing, contracts, copyrights, and licensing"--Cover.

Get More Fans: The DIY Guide to the New Music Business

Get More Fans: The DIY Guide to the New Music Business
Author: Jesse Cannon,Todd Thomas
Publsiher: Jesse Cannon
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2012-11-25
ISBN 10: 098856131X
ISBN 13: 9780988561311
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Get More Fans: The DIY Guide to the New Music Business Book Review:

How Do I Promote My Music On A Small Budget? How Do I Get My YouTube Videos to Spread? How Do I Turn Casual Fans Into One’s Who Buy From Me? How Do I Get Written About On Blogs? How Do I Increase Turnout At Shows? How Do I Make Fans Using Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr And SoundCloud? With every day that passes, the power the major labels once had dies a little more. The chance to get the same exposure as your favorite musicians gets easier and easier. The hurdles that would only allow you to get popular, if the right people said your music was good enough, are gone. You can now get exposed to thousands of potential fans without investing 1% of what musicians used to by building a fanbase based on listeners love for your music. No more writing letters hoping that A&R writes you back. This book explains how you do it. While many books will tell you obvious information, legal mumbo-jumbo and marketing catchphrases that don’t help you get more fans. Our experience working with real bands - from upstarts like Man Overboard and Transit to legends like The Cure, The Misfits and Animal Collective, has led us to understand the insider tricks and ideas that go into some of the most important groups of our time. We produce records, do licensing deals, negotiate record contracts and get the musicians we work with written about on websites like Pitchfork and Vice. We have worked with bands who started off as nothing and became something. Unlike any other book written on the subject we have compiled the knowledge no one else has been willing to print in fear of obsoleting their own career. We give you thousands of ideas on how to get people to hear your music and turn them into fans who pay to support your music. Whether you are a label owner, musician, manager, booking agent or publicist there is information in this book that will help you do what you do better. Enjoy! For more information see GetMoreFansBook.com

The Music Business (explained in Plain English)

The Music Business (explained in Plain English)
Author: David Naggar,Jeffrey D. Brandstetter
Publsiher: Scb Distributors
Total Pages: 122
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 9780964870901
ISBN 13: 0964870908
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Music Business (explained in Plain English) Book Review:

Discusses managers, contracts, copyright, and more

The Plain & Simple Guide to Music Publishing

The Plain & Simple Guide to Music Publishing
Author: Randall Wixen
Publsiher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2009-11-01
ISBN 10: 1476855269
ISBN 13: 9781476855264
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Plain & Simple Guide to Music Publishing Book Review:

(Book). Publishing is one of the most complex and lucrative parts of the music business. Industry expert Randall Wixen covers everything from mechanical, performing and synch rights to sub-publishing, foreign rights, copyright basics, types of publishing deals, advice on representation and more. Get a view from the top, in plain English. This updated and revised edition has been prepared in light of the ever-changing landscape of music publishing, taking into account factors like illegal downloading and recent announcements from the Copyright Royalty Board. With an added "DIY" chapter, the author demonstrates why the playing field has changed for the traditional copyright adminstrators, and how musicians just starting out can protect their own work until they hit the big time.

The Art of Music Publishing

The Art of Music Publishing
Author: Helen Gammons
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 202
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 0240522354
ISBN 13: 9780240522357
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Art of Music Publishing Book Review:

The Art of Music Publishing provides an inspirational framework, reference, and best practice for those working directly in music creation, exploitation, or media content. It outlines the contractual roles and relationships between Publishers, Songwriter-Composers, Producers, Managers, A&R, Games Developers, Investors, Film/TV and Media Executives, in an often complex international environment. The book also examines the political and social impact of new technology on international markets and future revenue streams. Understand music publishing contracts and key terms. Copyright registration, exploitation, licensing, and synchronization. Maximizing revenue from record sales, radio, television, motion pictures, live performances, print, and alternative digital media Catalogue acquisition and valuation. Calculating royalties. Industry structure and international music publishing societies Managing digital rights, online music distribution, and emerging income streams. Includes key insights from leading Industry executives and visionaries

Take Care of Your Music Business

Take Care of Your Music Business
Author: John P. Kellogg
Publsiher: Pjs Pub
Total Pages: 228
Release: 2001-07-01
ISBN 10: 9780967587301
ISBN 13: 0967587301
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Take Care of Your Music Business Book Review:

For all the players in the music business from the artist to the manager and attorney. Contracts with split page analysis, information on copyright principles, business structure and more.

The Indie Band Survival Guide

The Indie Band Survival Guide
Author: Randy Chertkow,Jason Feehan
Publsiher: St. Martin's Griffin
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2008-08-05
ISBN 10: 1250018137
ISBN 13: 9781250018137
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Indie Band Survival Guide Book Review:

The Indie Band Survival Guide (2008 edition) is a tremendous resource for musicians looking to record, distribute, market, and sell their music for less than most rock stars spend on green M&M's. Musicians and web gurus Randy Chertkow and Jason Feehan cover every step of the process. With nothing but creative talent and the Web, they've gotten tens of thousands of fans for their band, in addition to being hired to write music for film, television, theater, and other media.

What They'll Never Tell You about the Music Business

What They'll Never Tell You about the Music Business
Author: Peter M. Thall
Publsiher: Billboard Books
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2010-01
ISBN 10: 9780823007080
ISBN 13: 0823007081
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


What They'll Never Tell You about the Music Business Book Review:

This insider guide discloses the hidden dynamics and often unfortunate consequences of what really happens when a deal is prepared, contracts are signed, and promises are made--and alerts musicians, attorneys, songwriters, and anyone else interested in the music business to the potent dangers lurking beneath the surface of this incredibly competitive industry.

Music Marketing for the DIY Musician

Music Marketing for the DIY Musician
Author: Bobby Borg
Publsiher: Hal Leonard Corporation
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2014-08-01
ISBN 10: 1495002004
ISBN 13: 9781495002007
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Music Marketing for the DIY Musician Book Review:

(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). There has never been a greater need for practical DIY marketing advice from a musician who has been there and succeeded than now at a time when new technologies make it more possible than ever for musicians to attract attention independently and leverage their own careers, and record industry professionals look exclusively for developed artists who are already successful. Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Music Marketing for the DIY Musician is a proactive, practical, step-by-step guide to producing a fully integrated, customized, low-budget plan of attack for artists marketing their own music. In a conversational tone, it reveals a systematic business approach employing the same tools and techniques used by innovative top companies, while always encouraging musicians to stay true to their artistic integrity. It's the perfect blend of left-brain and right-brain marketing. This book is the culmination of the author's 25 years in the trenches as a musician and entrepreneur, and over a decade in academic and practical research involving thousands of independent artists and marketing experts from around the world. The goal is to help musical artists take control of their own destiny, save money and time, and eventually draw the full attention of top music industry professionals. It's ultimately about making music that matters and music that gets heard!

Music Law

Music Law
Author: Richard Stim
Publsiher: NOLO
Total Pages: 568
Release: 2018-09-30
ISBN 10: 1413325602
ISBN 13: 9781413325607
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Music Law Book Review:

How to make your band a huge business success Whether you’re recording an album, budgeting a tour, or insuring your vintage guitar, you need solid information to make the right legal and business choices. Music Law is the all-in-one guide you need. Written by musician and lawyer Rich Stim, it explains everything you need to: write a partnership agreement buy, insure, and maintain equipment use samples and do covers register your band’s name sell and license your music get royalties for streaming and downloads deal with taxes and deductions find the right manager and write a fair contract get gigs and get paid protect your copyright legally deal with legal issues in the recording studio, and understand record contracts. This is quite simply the best business and legal guide for bands ever written. Completely updated to provide the latest in the law and current business practices, it covers music licensing and trends affecting the digital-music scene.

Everything You'd Better Know about the Record Industry

Everything You'd Better Know about the Record Industry
Author: Kashif,Gary A. Greenberg
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 410
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015059556061
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Everything You'd Better Know about the Record Industry Book Review:

Offers information for songwriters, performers and singers, and producers on the industry, including hiring managers and accountants, establishing a budget, and copyright and contract law

Hit Men

Hit Men
Author: Fredric Dannen
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2011-09-14
ISBN 10: 0307802086
ISBN 13: 9780307802088
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Hit Men Book Review:

Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels from the Tin Pan Alley days to the present day, Fredric Dannen examines in depth the often venal, sometimes illegal dealings among the assorted hustlers and kingpins who rule over this multi-billion-dollar business. Updated with a new last chapter by the author.

The Mixing Engineer's Handbook 4th Edition

The Mixing Engineer's Handbook 4th Edition
Author: Bobby Owsinski
Publsiher: BMOG
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2017-01-07
ISBN 10: 9780998503349
ISBN 13: 0998503347
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Mixing Engineer's Handbook 4th Edition Book Review:

The Mixing Engineer's Handbook has since become the go-to text on mixing for recording programs in colleges and universities around the world. Now available in a completely revised fourth edition, the book remains the best, most up-to-date source for mastering the art and science of creating pro-quality mixes .